Flowers

Bee Pasture Mix

bee-pasture
A colourful blend of pollen and nectar flowers to provide forage for honey bees, bumblebees, and other pollinators. Bee Pasture Mix creates a very attractive habitat to bring beneficial insects to your vegetable patch, fruit orchard and garden and helps keep them well-fed.

Position

Full Sun.

Sow

Sow direct where they are to grow. Scatter seed thinly and rake lightly into soil surface. Firm down, water gently and keep moist through germination period.

Care

Choose a sunny, well-drained position. Add Yates® Thrive® Natural Blood & Bone before planting and fertilise regularly with Yates® Thrive® Soluble Plant Food. Thin out if necessary. Keep well watered. Protect from snails and slugs.

Hints

Remove spent flowers regularly or leave to mature and self seed.
This mix contains 25 selected varieties, including phacelia, borage, echium (vipers bugloss), California poppy and nigella. Results will vary depending on climate and time of year.
Not recommended for grazing livestock.